NEC PA271W brings onscreen customization to a new level

NEC's PA271W's OSD has more customization options than we've ever seen.

The NEC MultiSync PA271W
The Charles Atlas of monitors, the NEC MultiSync PA271W. Josh P. Miller/CNET

The decision's been made. The NEC Multisync PA271W is the best-performing monitor we've yet reviewed. It has a high resolution (2,560x1,440 pixels), impeccable color, and an incredibly detailed and in-depth onscreen display (OSD), obviously designed by crazy people (I mean this in the best possible way).

Unfortunately, these same crazies decided not to give this $1,349, 27-inch monitor an HDMI or even component ports.

So, how does it compare overall with the high scoring all-star that is the Dell UltraSharp U2711 ? Well, we've already let one cat out of the bag, the NEC performs--slightly--better, but the Dell still achieved a higher overall score.

Check out the full review to find out why.

Be sure to visit the monitor hub for all your monitor-reviewing needs. OK, I don't have time to review every monitor released, but I do a pretty good job in picking out important ones.

 

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